What is the meaning of the name Ella?

The name Ella is primarily a female name of Spanish origin that means Young Girl.

Ella is a name in itself, but can also be the short form of Eleanor. Ella may also be a Greek name when a variation of Hellas, the Greek name for Greece. In Hebrew, Ella means goddess.Ella is also a place name with locations in the United States (Kentucky, Wisconsin), Australia, Sri Lanka and Greenland. There is also a Lake Ella in Florida.

Five famous people named Ella include:

Ella Fitzgerald: One of the most renowned jazz singers of all time, Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) was an American vocalist known for her incredible vocal range, improvisation skills, and scat singing. She recorded numerous jazz standards and won 13 Grammy Awards throughout her career.

Ella Purnell: Ella Purnell is a British actress born in 1996. She gained recognition for her roles in movies such as "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" (2016) and "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" (2019). Purnell has also appeared in TV series like "Sweetbitter" and "Belgravia."

Ella Balinska: Ella Balinska is an English actress born in 1996. She gained prominence for her role as Jane Kano in the 2019 action film "Charlie's Angels." Balinska has also appeared in TV series such as "The Athena" and "Run Sweetheart Run."

Ella Hunt: Ella Hunt is an English actress and singer born in 1998. She is known for her role as Anna Shepherd in the 2017 zombie comedy film "Anna and the Apocalypse." Hunt has also appeared in TV shows like "Cold Feet" and "Dickinson."

Ella Chen: Ella Chen, also known as Chen Jiahua, is a Taiwanese singer and actress. She is a member of the popular Taiwanese girl group S.H.E. formed in 2001. Chen has also acted in various Taiwanese dramas and hosted television programs.

Five fictional characters named Ella include:

Cinderella (Ella): Cinderella, also known as Ella, is a well-known fairy tale character. She has been featured in numerous adaptations, including Disney's animated film "Cinderella" (1950). Ella is a kind-hearted young woman who overcomes adversity with the help of her fairy godmother and finds her happily ever after.

Ella of Frell (Ella Enchanted): Ella of Frell is the protagonist of the novel "Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine, as well as the film adaptation released in 2004. Ella is a young woman burdened with the curse of obedience, which she must break to regain control of her life.

Ella Montgomery (Pretty Little Liars): Ella Montgomery is a character from the book series "Pretty Little Liars" by Sara Shepard, as well as the TV series adaptation. She is the mother of one of the main characters, Aria Montgomery, and plays a significant role in the story as she navigates the challenges and secrets within their community.

Ella (Ella Bella Bingo): Ella is the main character of the animated children's series "Ella Bella Bingo." She is a creative and imaginative little girl who embarks on various adventures with her friends and has fun while learning important life lessons.

Ella (Ella the Elephant): Ella is the title character of the children's animated series "Ella the Elephant." She is a young, kind-hearted elephant who lives in the town of Elephant Islands. Ella often finds herself in various predicaments but always uses her problem-solving skills to help her friends and community.

Different Spellings of the name Ella:


People who like the name Ella also like:

Ava, Emma, Grace, Olivia, Amelia, Charlotte, Sophia, Oliver, Jackson, Owen, Ethan, Liam, Jack, Benjamin

Names like Ella:

Elya, Elea, Elle, Eli, Elio, Eloi, Elway, Elah, Eyal, Eula, Eliel, Eala, Eylul, Eloy, Eliyahu, Elu, Eulalie, Ely, Elihu, Elie, Eliya, Eilley, Ellie, Elia, Ela, Eulalia

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Ella Grace Margaret Trudeau - daughter of Justin Trudeau and Sophie Trudeau , born 2009
Ella Betsi Janet Gruffudd - daughter of Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans , born 2009
Ella Rae Wahlberg - daughter of Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham , born 2003
Tatum Ella Reynolds - daughter of Nikki Ziering and Rick Reynolds , born 2009
Bowie Ella Richardson - daughter of Jessica Szohr and Brad Richardson , born 2021

Stats for the Name Ella

checkmark Ella is currently #35 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Ella is currently #32 in U.S. births
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